Congressional Edition Volume 3415

Congressional Edition Volume 3415

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...with Lieut. West's command of Indian scouts and troop I, 6th cavalry. Cruse, Thomas, 1st lient., eth cavalry--for distinguished conduct in action against hostile Apache Indians at the Big Dry Wash, Ariz., July 17,1882. gallantly charging the enemy, and also with his carbine compelling a party or them to keep under cover of their breastworks, thus being enabled to recover a soldier severely wounded; while serving as 2d lieutenant 6th cavalry. Hawthorne, Harrt L., 1st liout., 1st artillery--for gallantry, coolness, discretion, and effect in handling and serving the guns of his command in action against hostile Sioux Indians on Wounded Knee Creek, S. Dak, December 29,1890, where he was severely wounded; while 2d lieutenant, 2d artillery and commanding platoon of light battery E. 1st artillery (two Hotchkiss monntain howitzers). A LUKE, George E., 1st lient., retired--for distinguished gallantry in action against hostile Indians on the Brazos River, Tex., October 28 and 29,1869; white serving as let lieutenant 41st infantry, commanding company L, 9th cavalry. Howzb. Roiiekt L., 2d lieut., eth cavalry--for gallantry in repulsing the attacks of hostile Sioux Indians on the north bank of White River, near the mouth of Little Grass Creek, S. Dak., January 1, 1891. Smith, Cornelius C, 2d lieut., 2d cavalry--for gallantry in action against hostile Sioux Indians on the north hank of the White River, near the month of Little Grass Creek, S. Dak., January 1, 1891, with four men of his troop driving a superior force of the enemy and holding his position against their repeated efforts to recapture it, and subsequently pursuing them a great distance; while serving as 1st sergeant, troop K, 6th cavalry. Hogabty, William P., 2d lient., retired--for distinguished...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236614763
  • 9781236614766